Posts by pjleitner

Welcome to my new improved website.

Finally moved into the modern century with a new and improved website.  Hang in there with me while I tweak and finalize the pages.  Have a look around and let me know if you have any problems navigating my new...

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Physical Therapy

Why choose Physical Therapy? Physical Therapists (PTs) are licensed health care providers who are consulted for a variety of reasons.  At Leitner Physical Therapy, our focus is on healing the neuromusculskeletal and myofacial systems.  We address conditions that limit range of motion / flexibility and identify muscle imbalances and postural weakness that result from biomechanical compensations and disuse.  Pain, both chronic and acute, from injury, trauma, overuse, surgery or systemic inflammatory diseases like arthritis respond to a well designed therapeutic treatment plan in addition to...

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Custom Foot Orthotics

Custom foot orthotics are not just arch supports. Many people suffer from foot pain which can be a result of weak or fallen arches, or from inappropriate footwear, or from very stiff/rigid feet that lacks the body’s own shock absorbing properties. Orthotics may help these problems. Orthotics are custom made inserts that fit inside your shoe.  Orthotics are made from molds of your feet so they fit you precisely.  Adjustments or corrections are added to the mold to balance or align faulty structures.  They can be made for atheletic or dress style shoes.  While one orthotic may not work for...

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Thoughts on Sitting

Many people sit long periods of time either at their office, home or when travelling. Prolonged sitting can aggravate back pain, especially when there is disc pathology. There are many choices and options when considering seating strategies. For seated workers or computer users, the first step is to determine if your current workstation is set up ergonomically. If you need help evaluating your workstation or office set up, please call Leitner Physical Therapy for an evaluation. In the meantime here is a check off list for you to do a self evaluation. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ WORKING...

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Pam’s first blog entry

This is Pam’s first entry into her more personal blog entry. This is in addition to articles she may share with everyone.

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